Imperial Dade enters Hawaii, acquires market leader Triple F Distributing

Jersey City-based Imperial Dade said it acquired Hawaii-based Triple F Distributing.

The transaction represents the 65th acquisition for the janitorial supplies firm under the leadership of Robert and Jason Tillis, chairman and CEO of Imperial Dade, respectively.

Financial terms of the private deal were not disclosed.

Formerly owned by Invision Diversified Holdings LLC, Triple F is the market leading distributor of foodservice packaging supplies, janitorial supplies and sustainable packaging servicing each Hawaiian island. The day-to-day operations are run by Paul Ah Cook, president, and his long-tenured local management team. The management team is remaining in place and has built a strong reputation for its knowledgeable sales force, wide breadth of products and high touch customer service.

By leveraging Imperial Dade’s market leading platform, Triple F customers across can expect the same exceptional customized service coupled with an even greater offering of products and solutions.

“I enthusiastically welcome the full Triple F team to Imperial Dade. We are excited and proud to enter the Hawaiian islands with such a reputable organization who shares our focus on customer service and embraces the family culture,” Robert Tillis said.

“We are fortunate to be able to partner with the exceptional team at Triple F. We are excited to begin our partnership in this next stage of growth and offer new and existing customers on the islands the same customer service and attention,” Jason Tillis added.

“On behalf of Triple F, we are excited to join Imperial Dade — a company whose values and philosophy align with ours. The resources and strategic support will enable us to continue our growth trajectory and strengthen customer relationships,” Cook said.